86pp. Fair Condition. Front Page is torn at the spine. Spine has been repaired by a previous owner. Some Shelfwear. Former Library Book. WRITTEN IN GERMAN.
The centrepiece and eponymous is the title character Frithjof, son of the great farmer Torstein Vikingson, and his romantic love for Ingibjorg, the beautiful daughter of Beles, the king of Sogn on the Sognefjord in Norway. The text corpus is handed down in two versions, the older was probably the end of the 13th century, or early 14th century. The younger and longer version is probably based on a verse processing of the substance, the so-called "Fridtjofs rimur", from the period around 1400, for this version of the saga, therefore, the 15th century is assumed In Central Europe, the Frithjofssage was known mainly in the version of the Swede Esaias Tegnér (1782-1845) Esaias Tegnér (born November 13, 1782 in Kyrkerud, Säffle municipality, † November 2, 1846 in Växjö) was a Swedish poet and Lutheran bishop. Tegnér had little theological interests, but was also known as a bishop, especially as a poet.